Loop Trail

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Texas

Elevation Gain1,014ft
Trailhead Elevation1,408ft
Elevation Min/Max1355/1597ft
Elevation Start/End1408/1408ft

Loop Trail

Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Gillespie County and Llano County, Texas. It is within Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. It is 4.5 miles long and begins at 1,408 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,014 feet. Near the trailhead there is a parking. Along the trail there is a bare rock. This trail connects with the following: Buzzard's Roost Trail, Base Trail, Scenic View Trail, Walnut Springs Trail, Turkey Pass Trail, Moss Lake Trail and Connecting Trail.

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60 Hikes within 60 Miles: San Antonio & Austin (Menasha Ridge Press)
Charlie Llewellin and Johnny Molloy
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"Ever y Central Texas hiker needs to climb to the top of Enchanted Rock, the most notable landmark in this part of the state. This hike adds the first portion of the park’s Loop Trail to the summit ascent for a bracing 4-mile trek. Be prepared to visit during off times, as weekends can be so crowded that park entry is cut off."

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Trail Information

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
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Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
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830-685-3636; tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ enchanted-rock
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